October 15, 2019
Tonight, Otterbein University welcomes
12 Democratic presidential candidates for a primary debate. Please join me in
welcoming all of them, along with everyone else who has come to central Ohio
for the event.
I am a little biased, but I think our
region is a perfect location for this discussion. We are the 14th largest city
in the U.S. with the fastest growing economy in the Midwest. We are a smart,
open and diverse community. We are also tackling many of the same challenges as
the rest of the country: poverty, opioid addiction, and housing families can
Regardless of who you support in 2020,
let’s welcome another opportunity to focus on issues that matter to families
here and across the country.
I believe your voice and your
vote matter every day.
Our democracy is stronger at every level when we’re all informed and